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5 -- s.ad.ap-s.alywe-malkwerne
a:jivike upage tane tam-mem. ynemane s'em cau-k yke-ne.
6 päksemane on`korn'ai lya:ka ta:ka a:ktike lau ma: s. masa.
7 palska toyna s.otruna s'a:stär-mpa s.e ra:mate istak s'arsa :
8 se ta: s'uwam. on`korn'ai snai olyapo ais'amn'e su yinma:s.s.äm..
5 -- in sadap-salywe-malkwer-meter:
The mendicant Upaga going from there came to that place.
6 (While) cooking he looked at the porridge (and) was astonished and did not move at all.
7 He considered (and) compared these signs with the shastra, (and) suddenly he understood:
8 He who eats this porridge without equal will obtain wisdom.